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Former Executive Director of Professional Development for the DeKalb County School System

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Marcia Tate Bio

Marcia L. Tate, EdD, is the former Executive Director of Professional Development for the DeKalb County School System, Decatur, Georgia. During the course of her 30-year career with the district, she has also been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director. In 2001, she received Georgia‚Äôs Distinguished Staff Developer Award, and her department won the Exemplary Program Award for the state.Currently, through her company Developing Minds, Inc., Tate serves as an educational consultant and has taught over 450,000 administrators, teachers, and parents, as well as community and business leaders, all over the world. Participants in her workshops often refer to them as the best they have ever experienced.In addition to these widely-regarded in-person and online workshops, Marcia shares her expertise through her acclaimed catalogue of bestselling books: “Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites”, “Shouting Won’t Grow Dendrites”, and “Preparing Children for Success in School and Life”.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Marcia Tate and other top speakers and celebrities.

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